Đồng nghĩa của curtail

Alternative for curtail

curtails, curtailed, curtailing

Đồng nghĩa: abbreviate, abridge, compress, condense, contract, cut, reduce, shorten,


To reduce in extent or quantity
dock shorten reduce cut cut back decrease diminish lessen retrench truncate shrink abbreviate abridge chop curb cut down cut short elide limit lop pare down restrict syncopate trim clip contract control cramp crop downsize halt inhibit minify restrain slash slim down tighten up break off rein in boil down hold back rein back roll back get to meat put a limit on put a restriction on put in nutshell put the brakes on lower prune abate minimize ease pare condense minimise moderate drop dwindle de-escalate downscale lighten weaken quell summarize abstract snip synopsize taper precis attenuate depreciate depress temper compress epitomize summarise scale down deplete ebb decrement mitigate wind down digest dent check epitomise edit mark down alleviate tone down make cutbacks in knock down put in a nutshell tail off cut off encapsulate wane soften bring down decline shear narrow remove telescope devaluate précis shave blue pencil blunt sink erode abort subside cut back on dilute impair peter out whittle down axe constrict detach drop off ax modify make less dial down take the edge off lop off ease off step down deaden terminate stop salami-slice degrade dampen allay end dull slacken relax assuage wear away wear down tighten bob shrivel top pollard eliminate let up fall off capsulize capsule mow taper off chop off stop short hack off take off whittle away phase down make reductions in slump fade settle waste dry up slow down sever outline cheapen wither palliate evaporate discount discontinue summate make smaller leave unfinished run low die down narrow down suspend damp finish sum economize downgrade economise nip poll inventory couch cushion stifle mollify devalue sum up mute make shorter undervalue detruncate subdue hew excise take down trim back trim down round down amputate recede skive run down deflate deduct freeze take the bite out take the sting out turn down write down constringe damp down scrimp write off ratchet down cut shorter become smaller stop dead call a halt phase out grow smaller fall away bring to an end put a stop to grow less drain quiet decay droop degenerate rebate ration concentrate minimalize mark off muffle tame hack scale something down undermine sap sketch soothe calm down deteriorate crumble lose edge slack off tail away consolidate conflate slice disempower shelve adjust remit get shorter excerpt take up fall saw relent recap expurgate bowdlerize commute plummet plunge cut down on make fewer recapitulate give an abstract of give a summary of turn up take out cut out break retrench on reprise brief give a precis of give a digest of give a synopsis of give an outline of do away with get rid of bowdlerise decapitate skim cut something short put down reduce greatly shape neaten demote get to the meat make weaker cut to the bone peter die out become less die away slacken off keep down keep to a minimum keep at a minimum tidy up even up ream reduce punishment make a long story short swing shift play stress accent cut in price lower in price delete confine omit cream cause to fall ease up on bring to a premature end undersell lower the price of make cheaper put on sale make a résumé of wrap up make a outline of rationalize offer at a giveaway price reduce the price of subtract render worthless shave off file off scrape off bring to an untimely end rationalise disgrade demerit drive down separate budget cut tune down roll down scale back trim away collapse compact squeeze smother suppress cleave relieve still take in lose ground get smaller tranquilize barber calm cool abscise dissever dismember remove surgically disconnect part placate fleece tranquillize tonsure disengage shear off hew off saw off slice off put the lid on make less intense put a damper on put damper on soft-pedal interrupt cut away quit cut into a bob postpone stop cold break short stop in full flow extenuate amortise cast down qualify amortize


To be frugal with or use sparingly
conserve economise economize save budget scrimp pinch skimp stint spare scant reduce trim husband be sparing be frugal cut back be economical pinch pennies be thrifty make cutbacks economize on scrimp and scrape scrimp on stint on be more economical use sparingly be economical with be parsimonious with be sparing with be mean with be mingy with be stingy with be tight with cut down be cheap rake and scrape tighten one's belt run a tight ship be frugal with use economically manage thriftily be careful with cut down on go easy on save for a rainy day retrench draw in your horns make economies husband one's resources cut corners tighten your belt limit cut costs make ends meet watch one's pennies pull in your horns pinch the pennies go easy stretch a dollar look after the pence cut expenditure be prudent save money make cuts reduce expenditure make savings scrimp and save scrape withhold be stingy be mingy hold back on reduce wastage restrict restrain skimp on squirrel stash hold back be mean roll back penny-pinch be tight-fisted with earmark scamp screw slight begrudge cut back on ration grudge confine define use less decrease wastage shepherd buy cheaply manage buy more cheaply nurse spoil the ship for a ha'porth of tar save for rainy day sock away tighten belt be parsimonious count the pennies watch the pennies watch your pennies count your pennies rein in husband your resources be careful keep within means run tight ship pay one's way be on a shoestring meet a budget pinch your pennies struggle be tight be tight-fisted be close draw in one's horns cut one's coat according to one's cloth shave cut it close get along cut it fine get by


To impede the work or progress of
hinder obstruct hamper impede arrest delay block check handicap inhibit retard stop thwart frustrate stymie cramp encumber hamstring baulk curb fetter foil trammel forestall hobble prevent shackle constrain cripple deter halt interrupt oppose restrain restrict bottleneck clog handcuff prohibit baffle burden crimp cumber embarrass manacle muzzle neutralise neutralize balk bar bork choke contravene counteract crab debar interfere resist hold back hold up interfere with slow down get in the way set back box in hog-tie louse up short-circuit shut out tie up be a hindrance to throw a spanner in the works throw a spanner in the works of throw a spoke in the wheel of throw a monkey wrench in the works of bridle limit control contain stifle suppress stay slow repress subdue stem regulate cut off stall lessen moderate dam staunch reduce diminish tame stanch hold smother rein in decrease gag keep in check keep under control put the brakes on beat disadvantage quell stunt detain quash intercept leash squash withhold put at a disadvantage keep back govern keep clobber measure rule place at a disadvantage squelch crack down on stamp out put the kibosh on rein get in the way of cut back choke back keep within bounds cool hold in keep the lid on hold down ruin impair sideline give disadvantage take out circumvent bind entangle tie debilitate inconvenience counter still put out of commission hang up weigh down slow up cramp one's style drag one's feet tie one's hands bring to a standstill withstand catch simmer down compose collect pull up muffle strangle conquer discipline freeze peg entrammel overcome master temper decelerate defeat vanquish wrong lick slacken put a limit on keep lid on cool down bring to screeching halt keep a tight rein on fight back button up keep a lid on bite back cool off keep tight rein on stem the flow of mire abate lag retardate best treat harshly surmount reef quiet loiter qualify postpone procrastinate embog treat unfairly be unfair to put in an unfavourable position treat unfavourably do a disservice to tell against inflict a handicap on give a disadvantage to cut short strangle at birth dispatch dominate lose steam cut down bog down wind down back-water keep waiting lose speed anchor it gain control of prevail over gain mastery over get the better of get a grip on triumph over win against let down flaps hit the brakes plug caulk barricade seal close out jam clog up blockade block out close up fill up fill pack close close off jam up shut off stop up block up stuff hold off choke up bung up nip something in the bud block off occlude bung stonewall confine cork dampen bottle stopper congest choke off plug up bit harness bottle up hold in check straiten gaol pull in jail rein back guide impound circumscribe direct imprison kill hogtie delimit put a brake on keep in keep down sit on box up put away pin down pull back keep in line tie down hem in bring under control have on a tight leash crack down lock up derail avert nip in the bud preclude stand in the way of put a stop to scupper stave off ward off head off scotch interdict obviate dash put off disrupt fend off put an end to snooker discomfit disappoint checkmate spoil avoid forbid rule out nullify put paid to shut down brake anticipate deflect do for forfend suspend discourage constrict upset shelve divert ban outwit foul up dissuade throw cold water on nobble pour cold water on negate crush intermit faze help defer stump remit ward proscribe put the stopper on take down screw up put back put the mockers on smash defend against disallow keep at bay put a spoke in someone's wheel outlaw talk out of enjoin discontinue preempt sabotage chain cross throttle pre-empt pause bilk disconcert confound overturn rattle warn disadvise evade cancel nix draw up fix make late turn aside put an stop to fetch up pigeonhole shake protract upset the apple cart sidestep skirt give a hard time prolong saddle with turn off shut in cramp someone's style steer clear of mess up pick off put on hold hold over put on back burner throw monkey wrench in put a damper on hold off on exclude confuse cap incommode sandbag discommode stultify repel estop let damp down end obscure traverse root taboo quelch swallow extinguish capture silence bound frighten damp sidetrack bring up overload deprive deny spike parry make illegal scare make impossible second-guess circumnavigate charge deprecate attack get out of interpose embargo commandeer confront adjourn terminate take wind out of prorogue annul escape bypass give the slip juke ditch get ahead of get in before dodge upset one's apple cart chill fence in close in table hang fire repulse provide against steal a march on reschedule skip let up back off scare off mothball continue shake off give the run around respite put over beat someone to it put the lid on extend beat someone to the punch beat someone to the draw lay on the table take a rain check on set aside play for time put on the back burner put on ice put in cold storage take away give rain check head off at pass hold in abeyance contract abort dissuade from tie someone down straitjacket tie-up act against inc cause to wait cause to stay finish something finish off net enmesh ensnare oppress bother snag offset buck constipate entrap puzzle affect disturb tether mystify discountenance dish boycott blacklist make difficult influence tamper suffocate vitiate impose limits on set limits on prevent from making progress forbid to nonplus trouble conflict wreck crash unsettle rebuff screen disfavour disfavor indispose hang on hold the fort resist attack complicate throw a curve ostracize flummox remove disqualify eliminate bring an end to hit invalidate scuttle put a crimp in stave keep off forefend make an end of bring to a close cork up dead-end corner get bogged down slacken pace drag feet hold captive clip someone's wings put the damper on crool banjax put the brakes on take out of play scrub drop brace can undo put straitjacket on stand in the way not allow to go beyond keep within the limits of foreclose intervene slam on the brakes ease up stand fence elude quit cease deaden pocket submerge destroy sink bury blank counterplot save monkey with hesitate dawdle down loaf falter bog flag poke ostracise queer demarcate temporise temporize dally give a rain check take a raincheck keep in abeyance knock off dash one's hope upset the applecart make it impossible for make it impracticable for duck buffalo promote bollix beat somebody to it act in advance of prepare for be one step ahead of be early quench mute overpower take wind out of sails beat down cause setback put end to render null and void veto get round make unnecessary shuffle off garrote garrotte shush bring to an end throw a monkey wrench into put on brakes stand still come to a standstill give the run-around run circles around run rings around stand off peter out not move make impracticable slap down put out put down gain control over clamp down on snuff out incarcerate intern halt in its tracks do away with get rid of waste time throw a monkey wrench in the works specify demark prescribe set criminalize act like a wet blanket define delimitate girdle lock in coop up necessitate immure concuss shotgun buy time filibuster censor seize render useless cancel out hold the line place a limit on refrain from declare taboo criminalise keep within limits draw the line on mark off take kick the can down the road employ delaying tactics declare illegal say no expropriate grab snatch carry over enclose intimidate daunt encircle put half nelson on waive lengthen lay over ambush challenge surround give the thumbs down to put the chill on give the red light to monopolize foresee predict forecast envision preoccupy project expect encompass demoralize dishearten caution appropriate interlope shortstop accost hijack tackle waylay buttonhole load disincline ring monopolise withhold from stay away from refuse make up for deny yourself break the habit of skip out on kick get around steer clear shrink from abstain renounce keep from desist eschew shirk shun desist from stay away forbear give up abstain from restrain from counterbalance do without shy from leave off forgo forbear from compass pounce on take on unnerve gird corral expostulate dehort counsel exhort remonstrate prick overwhelm saddle kettle swoop down on cut in make off with demoralise make anxious make nervous hurdle strain caution against advise against warn off urge against persuade against snafu skin laden weight lumber make worried throw off argue out of urge not to expostulate against cry out against advise not to chicken out persuade not to throw a wet blanket on lean on rail in pen in mew up hedge in pen up lade pile freight yoke play off cook someone's goose spike someone's guns queer someone's pitch dump on snow under bear down on snow overburden make heavy

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